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Česky Česko – Česká republika

Česká republika je vnitrozemský stát ve střední Evropě. Sousedí na západě s Německem, na severu s Polskem, na východě se Slovenskem a na jihu s Rakouskem. Území Česka se skládá ze tří historických zemí – Čech, Moravy a Českého Slezska. Hlavním a největším městem je Praha.

Other languages Deutsch: Tschechien – Tschechische Republik liegt in Mitteleuropa und grenzt an Deutschland (810 km) im Westen und Nordwesten, an Polen (762 km) im Norden, die Slowakei (252 km) im Osten und Österreich (466 km) im Süden. Tschechien umfasste traditionell die drei historischen Länder Böhmen, Mähren und Tschechisch-Schlesien (siehe Verwaltungsgliederung). Der Staat wurde 1999, acht Jahre nach Auflösung des Warschauer Vertrags, Mitglied der NATO und trat am 1. Mai 2004 der Europäischen Union bei.
English Czech Republic - Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe and a member state of the European Union. The country has borders with ► Poland to the north, ► Germany to the northwest and west, ► Austria to the south, and ► Slovakia to the east. The country is composed of three historic lands – Bohemia and Moravia and Czech (Austrian) Silesia. The capital and largest city is the historic Prague (Praha), a major tourist attraction. See also: Atlas of the European Union


Short name  Czech Republic
Official  name Czech Republic
Status Independent country since 1993, member of the ► European Union since 2004
Location Central Europe
Capital Praha (Prague)
Population 10,287,189 inhabitants
Area 78,866 km²
Major  languages Czech (official)
Major  religions Mainly secular and Roman Catholicism
More information Czech Republic, Geography of the Czech Republic, History of the Czech Republic and Politics of the Czech Republic
More  images Czech Republic - Czech Republic (Category).

General maps

Ez-map.png Map of the Czech Republic

Maps of divisions

This section holds maps of the administrative divisions.

Czechy Kraje.png Regions of the Czech Republic
CZ Cechy Morava kraje.gif Present regions of the CR superimposed on the map of historical Czech lands
CZ-cleneni-Cechy-wl.png Bohemia
CZ-cleneni-Morava-wl.png Moravia
CZ-cleneni-Slezsko-wl.png Czech Silesia
Map of Czech Silesia English.png Czech Silesia – territories from which it is composed

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Czechia (Czech lands), illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Czechia (Czech lands).

Celts 800-400BC.PNG Possible extent of (proto-)Celtic influence 800–400 BC
Distribution of Celts in Europe.png Celts in Europe
Pre Migration Age Germanic.png Map showing the pre-Migration Age distribution of the Germanic tribes in Proto-Germanic times, and stages of their expansion up to 50 BC, AD 100 and AD 300. The extent of the Roman Empire in 68 BC and AD 117 is also shown.
Ancient Germania - New York, Harper and Brothers 1849.jpg Ancient Germania
East Europe Archaeological Ancient-Slavs.jpg Slavic archaeological cultures, 5th–6th century
Origine slaves.png Slavic migration, 5th-10th century
Early Slavic settlement Prague-type CZ.png Early Slavic settlements on territory of present Czechia in the 6th century
Bulgarians and Slavs VI-VII century.png Bulgarians and Slavs in Europe in the 6th–7th century
Samovo kraljevstvo.png Slavic kingdom of Samo, 7th century
Sámova říše.png Slavic kingdom of Samo, 7th century
Slav-7-8-obrez.png Slavic peoples in Europe in the 7th–8th century
Origins 700.png Slavic peoples in Europe in 700
Slavic peoples 9c map.jpg Slavic peoples in Europe in the 8th–9th century
AtHistEur850.jpg Slavic peoples in Europe in 850
Nitra moravia 833.png Principality of Moravia until 833 AD
Central europe 9th century.png Great Moravia in the 9th century
Great Moravia-eng.png Great Moravia in the 9th century
Map of Great Moravia (869).png Great Moravia in the 9th century
Říše Velkomoravská v době Svatoplukově.jpg Great Moravia in the era of duke Svatopluk I (870–894)
Great moravia svatopluk.png Great Moravia in the 9th century
Frankish empire.jpg Rise of the Frankish Empire
Carolingian Empire map 1895.jpg Carolingian Empire around 800
Frankenreich 768-811.jpg The Frankish Empire
Empire carolingien.png Carolingian Empire (French description) – territory of present Czechia is included in the light green area
Europe 814.jpg Europe in the death of emperor Charles the Great (814)
843-870 Europe.jpg Final division of the Frankish Empire in the Treaty of Verdun (843) and Treaty of Meerssen (870)
Western Empire-Europe870.JPG Division of the Frankish Empire after 870
West slavs 9th-10th c..png West Slavs in the 9th-10th century
Slavic people X century.jpg West Slavs in the 10th century
Central Europe 919-1125.jpg Central Europe in 919-1125
Český stát v X. století za Boleslava I. a II.jpg Bohemian state between 936 and 999
Działania podczas wojny polsko niemieckiej 1002-1005.png Czech lands in the first third of the 11th century – Moravia under Polish rule (till 1019/1029)
[[|border|251x400px]] The Holy Roman Empire in the 10th century
Duernkrut3.jpg Area ruled by king Ottokar II of Bohemia (1253-1271)
Největší rozmach české moci na rozhraní století XIII. a XIV.jpg Crown of Bohemia at the turn of the 14th century (personal union with Poland and Hungary)
Náběh Jana Lucemburského k založení české velmoci v druhé třetině století XIV.jpg Crown of Bohemia in the 14th century under John of Bohemia (acquisition of Silesia)
Koruna ceska Karel IV.png Crown of Bohemia in the 14th century under Charles IV
Země Koruny české.jpg Crown of Bohemia from the 14th century to 1742
Kingdom of Bohemia in 14th Century (German).jpg Crown of Bohemia in the 14th century (German description)
(part of the following map The Holy Roman Empire in the 14th century)
HRR 14Jh.jpg The Holy Roman Empire in the 14th century
Panství habsburské v XVI. století.jpg Crown of Bohemia as part of the Habsburg Lands in the 16th century (together with Austrian Lands and the Hungarian Lands)
Imperial Circles 1512 en.png The Holy Roman Empire and its circles in 1512
Charles I and V empire.png The (Habsburg) Empire of Charles I/V.
   Castile
   Aragon
   Burgundy
   Habsburg
Habsburg Map 1547.jpg The (Habsburg) Empire of Charles I/V
Central Europe religions 1618.jpg The religious situation in central Europe around 1618
Holyromanempire.png Area controlled by the Holy Roman Empire around 1630
Koruna ceska 1648.png Crown of Bohemia in 1648
Rozsah českého státu od polovice XVIII. století do světové války.jpg Czech lands between 1742 and WWI
Deutscher Bund.png German Confederation
Map - Deutscher Bund 1820.png Borders of the German Confederation in 1820
Map-AustroPrussianWar.svg Alliances of the member-states of the former German Confederation in the Austro-Prussian War, 1866
Map-AustroPrussianWar-annexed.svg Aftermath of the Austro-Prussian War (1866)
Location Austria Hungary 1914.png In 1867 the Austrian Empire was continued by Austria-Hungary, making both Austria and Hungary constituent monarchies
Austria-Hungary map.svg Kingdoms and countries of Austria–Hungary:
Cisleithania: 1. Bohemia, 2. Bukovina, 3. Carinthia, 4. Carniola, 5. Dalmatia, 6. Galicia, 7. Austrian Littoral, 8. Lower Austria, 9. Moravia, 10. Salzburg, 11. Silesia, 12. Styria, 13. Tyrol, 14. Upper Austria, 15. Vorarlberg; Transleithania: 16. Hungary, 17. Croatia and Slavonia; 18. Bosnia and Herzegovina
Andree48-2.jpg Religions in Austria-Hungary, Andrees Allgemeiner Handatlas, 1st Edition, Leipzig (Germany) 1881
Austria-Hungary (ethnic).jpg Ethnic map of Austria-Hungary, census 1880. German version
Austria-Hungary (ethnic).JPG Ethnic map of Austria-Hungary, census 1890. English version
Dispersal of Slavs as of 1900 (1910 map).jpg Slavic peoples in Europe in 1900
[[|border|251x400px]] Slavic peoples in Europe in 1902
OesterreichUngarn.png Historical map of Austria-Hungary from the Bibliothek allgemeinen und praktischen Wissens für Militäranwärter Band I, 1905
Austro-Hungary 1914.jpg
Silesia (Now).png Historical Silesia
Greater austria.png Proposed United States of Greater Austria
Österreich-Ungarns Ende.png The end of Austria-Hungary (in German)
Propagační mapka v La Nation Tchèque.jpg Promotional map of the Czechoslovak lands published in exile magazine La Nation Tchèque. The magazine was published in France during the First World War
Der Aufbau der Republik Deutschösterreich.png Territorial claims of German-Austria (new republic declared after the First World War) against Czechoslovakia (red line shows current borders of Austria)
GermanAustriaMap.png The same map in English
Liniadmowskiego.png Polish territorial claims against Czechoslovakia according to the Dmowski Line (Těšín/Cieszyn Silesia, Orava/Orawa, Spiš/Spisz)
Rzeczpospolita 1920 claims names.png Polish claims on territory disputed with Czechoslovakia in 1920 (Polish claim to Orava/Orawa and Spiš/Spisz not shown)
LocationCzechoslovakia.png Location of Czechoslovakia 1918-1992
Republika československá.jpg Czechoslovakia until 1928 (before Moravia and Silesia were merged into Moravia-Silesia)
Czechoslovakia01.png Czechoslovakia 1928–1938 (after Moravia and Silesia were merged into Moravia-Silesia)
SegundaRepúblicaChecoslovaca19381939.svg Czechoslovakia in 1938-1939 (German, Polish and Hungarian territorial acquisitions shown)
Sudetenland.png Sudetenland
[[|border|251x400px]] Historical Chebsko (Egerland) 1322–1806 and the Cheb (Eger) region (Regierungsbezirk Eger) of Sudetenland
Duitsland31081939.png The borders of Germany on August 31, 1939 after German occupation of the Sudetenland in 1938 and further German annexation of the rest of the Czech part of Czechoslovakia in 1939
Deutschesreich1939.png The Great Germany (Großdeutschland) with annexed Austria (March 1938), Sudetenland (November 1938) and the rest of the Czech part of Czechoslovakia (March 1939)
Reichsgaue.png Administrative districts in territories under the control of Nazi Germany in 1941.

Großdeutschland im Jahre 1941
Second world war europe 1941-1942 map en.png Eastern front of the Second World War circa 1941-1942.
WWII Southern Central Europe 1944-1945.png The Allied offensive on Southern Central Europe
Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 1969 (after federalisation and the creation of the Czech Socialist Republic and the Slovak Socialist Republic)

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

Böhmen Mähren Österreich Schlesien.jpg Historical map of Bohemia (Bohemia proper - pink, Moravia - yellow, Austrian/Bohemian Silesia - orange) by the German Brockhaus Konversations-Lexikon, 1892

Satellite maps

Satellite image of Czech Republic in September 2003.jpg Satellite map

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